Ira L. Herman

ADR Training
Mr. Herman completed a mediation skills training course presented by the Mediation & Effectiveness Training Institute, co-sponsored by NASD Regulations USBC-SDNY, on September 30-October 2, 1996.

Professional Training
While attending Boston University School of Law, Mr. Herman received the American Jurisprudence Award in Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights as well as the Henry Friedman -Excellence in Debtor-Creditor Law award.

ADR Experience
Mr. Herman has mediated, with the consent of the parties, numerous commercial and bankruptcy law matters involving fraudulent and preferential transfer claims, plan issues, real estate matters, corporate governance matters, and issues arising with respect to disputed secured and unsecured claims. Additionally, he has participated in Court directed mediation of several commercial disputes involving interests in real property, plans of reorganization, and other business matters.

Other Information
Mr. Herman regularly lectures and writes on bankruptcy law issues. He has been an Adjunct Professor at St. John's School of Law Bankruptcy LL.M. Program, and he is an Adjunct Professor at the Pace University School of Law Real Estate LL.M. Program, where he teaches a course on restructuring. Mr. Herman previously served as Chairman of the Committee on Bankruptcy Law for the Business Law Section and Chair of the Bankruptcy Committee for the New York State Bar Association. Additionally, Mr. Herman has participated in numerous educational programs as a program chair, moderator, and speaker. He is a member of the Professional Responsibility Committee for The City Bar, and he is a member of the Steering Committee for the NYC Bankruptcy Assistance Project. He has published numerous articles on bankruptcy law and restructuring topics.